Kidnapping (Manstealing)


kid'-nap-ing The term itself occurs only in the New Testament andrapodistes ="manstealer") in 1 Timothy 1:10. The crime was directly forbidden in the Hebrew law (Exodus 21:16; Deuteronomy 24:7), and was made punishable with death.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'KIDNAPPING (MANSTEALING)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.